Gibbon

Gibbon
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Family
  Gibbon

 
Status
  Varies by Species
Added by
  SkyeNicole - falcon
Date Updated
  Sat Oct 18 20:36:32 2014
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  White handed Gibbon face closeup.
Image From
  Henry Vilas Zoo
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Gibbon Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Gibbons are Apes, but not all Apes are Gibbons.
  • Gibbons spend most of their time in trees.
  • Like other apes, Gibbons do not have tails.
  • Gibbons are the only apes that can stand upright and walk on their hind feet.
  • Gibbons are sometimes known as the "singing ape" because they have very powerful voices.
  • Due to unique joints in their wrist and long arms Gibbons are the fastest and most agile of tree dwelling, non-flying, mammals.

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